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andonk
andonk
10 October

Initial Builders Meetings - Why so secret? (1st timer)

Initial Builders Meetings - Why so secret? (1st timer)
WA

Yes maybe don't need to worry for non expensive stuff. Just want to let other know the implications when supplying our own fittings. @OP: I'd try to chase the builder…

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andonk
Oct 10, 2017 2:58 pm
Izea
Izea
10 October

First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise

First Home Owner - Building in Springfield Rise
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hello Chiara95, which builder are you going with again? I'm sorry my memory is not so good. Are you going to get someone else to do your driveway? Did you get a 3rd party…

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Izea
Oct 10, 2017 2:26 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
10 October

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane

Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

It's great to see that you are building at Newport, we are too. We are waiting on our land registration too and it is supposed to be this month and settlement in…

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bestspecials
Oct 10, 2017 2:09 pm
bestspecials

Hello again. I recently posted about our builder forgetting our fireplace was to be face brick and constructing it from internal bricks ready for plaster. After…

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MiAlJe
Oct 10, 2017 12:14 pm
MiAlJe
dulie
dulie
10 October

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane

Building Plantation Trinity Lux Q1 @ Oxley - Brisbane
QLD

Another Brissy build! Look froward to following your journey, good luck!!

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dulie
Oct 10, 2017 12:06 pm
dulie
Portofino38
Portofino38
10 October

Who's building with fowler homes???

Who's building with fowler homes???
NSW

Hi all, We have now exchanged contracts and in Production for 20 days with a start date of 6th Nov. Has anyone who has built with Fowler previously found that the slab…

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Portofino38
Oct 10, 2017 11:41 am
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tinkster
Oct 10, 2017 10:04 am
tinkster

No siteworks 6 weeks after OK to start

No siteworks 6 weeks after OK to start
SA

Entilzha Check your Geotech report and engineering Drawings/Notes as to what is required They should be with your contract documents or you can ask you council building…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 10, 2017 9:20 am
StructuralBIMGuy
ashu26
ashu26
9 October

Affordable living by Frenken homes

Affordable living by Frenken homes
VIC

They were our second choice ( we went with Liberty homes, officer), frenken were but really flexible with plans and changes.

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ashu26
Oct 09, 2017 9:27 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
9 October

Coral modified Stradbroke

Coral modified Stradbroke
NSW
1 ... 62, 63, 64

I have the other problem, all these things I want to do but no more funds ;-; just want it all perfectly finished off.

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aloenyx
Oct 09, 2017 9:05 pm
aloenyx
jay m
jay m
9 October

independent home inspector

independent home inspector

Thanks PVBUILD Advice noted. I live close to the site, visit at least once a week, and got to see everything from the ground up. But I'm not a builder and have little…

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jay m
Oct 09, 2017 8:57 pm
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your_neighbour
Oct 09, 2017 8:39 pm
sri_arch
sri_arch
9 October

Canterbury - Final Stages

Canterbury - Final Stages
VIC
1 ... 21, 22, 23

Tanz1110, another Canterbury!! love that design yep, I am building the Canterbury 44 in the south east suburbs and currently at frame stage. Mine is a knock down…

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sri_arch
Oct 09, 2017 8:08 pm
PinnyandDee
PinnyandDee
9 October

Building at Catherine Park

Building at Catherine Park
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Ok, so its a yes for the aerial! Its not compulsory, but unless you want to rely on the NBN connection for your free to air tv, you will need to have an antenna. Phew,…

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PinnyandDee
Oct 09, 2017 5:56 pm
emts
emts
9 October

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Building Urbis 1 with JG King in Kialla

Great to hear, Is your building supervisors initials MB? hope so as he has been awesome on our build

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emts
Oct 09, 2017 4:53 pm
emts
nafiz82
nafiz82
9 October

GJ Gardner Homes Bacchus Marsh

GJ Gardner Homes Bacchus Marsh

Is there anyone in this forum who has built or currently building with…

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nafiz82
Oct 09, 2017 3:49 pm
meralijay
meralijay
9 October

Wisdom Homes Aspiration 29

Wisdom Homes Aspiration 29
NSW

Thank you so much! Hopefully we can just got to site ASAP. As long as they pour the slab before XMAS I'll be happy.

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meralijay
Oct 09, 2017 11:07 am
jaylex
jaylex
9 October

Our Clarendon Parkhill 29 Build in Brisbane

Our Clarendon Parkhill 29 Build in Brisbane
QLD

Hi, Also building this style home with clarendon. Can I ask if you had modfications on the upper floor and if so, what they were? Thanks.

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jaylex
Oct 09, 2017 10:50 am
Riya
Riya
9 October

Elderton homes

Elderton homes
NSW

Please someone help me out..

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Riya
Oct 09, 2017 10:11 am
danevechild
danevechild
9 October

Simonds bolton

Simonds bolton

hi there, sorry we had issues with the site manager and it was delaying our move. We have finally move in last week. Hope yours is going well

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danevechild
Oct 09, 2017 8:59 am
Eight_3_Home
Eight_3_Home
9 October

Our Daydream in Mundoolun

Our Daydream in Mundoolun
QLD
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Good to hear! Hope next week goes smoothly.

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Eight_3_Home
Oct 09, 2017 12:02 am
Shailsusi
Shailsusi
8 October

Roselea Homes Sapphire - anyone currently building this home

Roselea Homes Sapphire - anyone currently building this home
NSW

You can call me on 0457806985. I typed my response twice but lost it before submitting it and don't want to type it again.

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Shailsusi
Oct 08, 2017 9:41 pm
MJT
MJT
8 October

Fairmont Homes Consultant Adelaide

Fairmont Homes Consultant Adelaide
SA

We dealt with Jeff and he was wonderful

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MJT
Oct 08, 2017 9:16 pm

So, the internet is still not fixed. They still have no idea why. They think it might be related to nbn co not finishing the job because they didn’t install the optional…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Oct 08, 2017 6:28 pm
1sttimer_stoneridge
Bri1234
Bri1234
8 October

Brookfield home By Simonds

Brookfield home By Simonds
1, 2

Wow your build seems to be moving along very fast! That's fantastic. Love the colours

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Bri1234
Oct 08, 2017 6:06 pm
Bri1234
Nabeelc
Nabeelc
8 October

Our Metricon Merricks 38

Our Metricon Merricks 38
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Yes the window frame is champaign. Happy with the colour. It fits with the decor and colour scheme of the rest of the house Post handover is going really slow. Ran out…

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Nabeelc
Oct 08, 2017 5:46 pm
Nabeelc
Renman
Renman
8 October

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Tell me about it. They have to replaced all of vertical 2pac cabinets because on an incorrect location of the handles. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

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Renman
Oct 08, 2017 3:32 pm
Renman

Drafting a plan

Drafting a plan
1, 2

Of course, completely understand. Area is something that you can't easily add on a later date though. Is there potentially something you take out and could do later than…

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just_a_draftee
Oct 08, 2017 3:21 pm

We are looking at building our house in eastern suburbs Melbourne and liked metricon vantage after checking various builders . Metricon have been v helpful with a lot of…

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Madz
Oct 08, 2017 1:14 pm
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
8 October

Building Bayside : Design Change...

Building Bayside : Design Change...
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Just found your old thread again...will follow keenly :) Colours sound great, hopefully you’ll have a site start soon

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Saint Girl
Oct 08, 2017 8:08 am
Saint Girl
SteveMc
SteveMc
7 October

Building a Huntley 30 with Rawson @Colebee (Stone Cutters)

Building a Huntley 30 with Rawson @Colebee (Stone Cutters)
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Well? Any updates? Keen to hear how it has all turned out for you

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SteveMc
Oct 07, 2017 10:18 pm
SteveMc
algernon
algernon
7 October

Colour questions?

Colour questions?
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Thanks - that really helps!

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algernon
Oct 07, 2017 9:08 pm

Looks like a big difference in price

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Melos
Oct 07, 2017 8:48 pm
cruise007
cruise007
7 October

Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast

Building our Clarendon Fairmont 38 on the Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

congratulations 1st time builders !!! can't wait to see more pics!

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cruise007
Oct 07, 2017 6:21 pm
Kenshi123
Kenshi123
7 October

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Hey Nikil. If you don't mind I would be keen to know how much you paid for your colourtech both in the kitchen and galley? Also, I noticed that you had the NBN cabinet…

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Kenshi123
Oct 07, 2017 4:54 pm
pEast
pEast
7 October

East Estate

East Estate
VIC
1, 2, 3

So there were 4 lots in East estate which had south east water put taps on. Surprisingly stage 2 lot 230 on the corner had its taps at the same time done too. Simonds are…

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pEast
Oct 07, 2017 1:37 pm
alyssarachel
alyssarachel
7 October

Riverstone Meadows Estate

Riverstone Meadows Estate
NSW
1, 2, 3

We are building in Riverstone Meadows too Stage 2! We go out once a month to check progress- we were told rego march 2018?? I hope to be in before Christmas 2018!!!

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alyssarachel
Oct 07, 2017 1:22 pm
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
7 October

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast

Coral Homes Marcoola 32 NSW Mid North Coast
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

Woohoo we are running on same time so exciting

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BrownDog77
Oct 07, 2017 10:11 am

Building contract / Delay building

Building contract / Delay building

Thanks for the reply,were the bulkhead's bulkhead's post contract variations or TBA items ?, the builder may well be entitled to extras?

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 07, 2017 8:34 am
StructuralBIMGuy
Katehutch
Katehutch
7 October

YES or NO to building while living overseas!!! HELP PLEASE

YES or NO to building while living overseas!!! HELP PLEASE
NSW

Everything seems so scary to me at the moment!! I would definitely have someone there to check it over at those 4 major stage you suggest. I think we will wait for 1 year…

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Katehutch
Oct 07, 2017 7:54 am
Jacks
Jacks
7 October

Custom build - Ryde

Custom build - Ryde
NSW

Hi all, I'm new to this forum and loving the wealth of knowledge and hoping to tap into it if I can! We're wanting to do a knockdown rebuild in Ryde but struggling to…

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Jacks
Oct 07, 2017 7:43 am
Gio
Gio
7 October

Porter Davis hamptons vs ?

Porter Davis hamptons vs ?
QLD

That was Montauk 49 before I switched to PD . I had chosen the home theatre, master in front and grand outdoor. In the end it all came down to pricing and inclusions and…

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Gio
Oct 07, 2017 12:35 am
Gio
RonJT
RonJT
6 October

RATHDOWNE - Wollert, Victoria

RATHDOWNE - Wollert, Victoria
VIC

ok thank you. will try to be assertive on this and talk to the CS again. she house and land packaged ours as well that's why i dont know why we still have that…

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RonJT
Oct 06, 2017 11:10 pm

I know it's not much but it was barley raining that day and its water coming through the damn cornice

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Craig123
Oct 06, 2017 10:59 pm


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